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Please read both sides of the citation carefully. If you admit responsibility and pay your fines and costs, determine the amount you owe by checking the violations list below. The following fine schedule is subject to change without notice. If the offense is not listed below, contact the 48th District Court Traffic Division at 248-647-1141. After you have determined the amount you owe, click on Methods of Payment.

  • Accident: If violation resulted in an accident, add $40 to the total fine.
  • Late Payment: If violation is not paid within 14 days, add $30 to the total fine. 
  • Court Mandatory (CM): Appear in court on the date and time indicated on the ticket. This fine schedule applies to payments made prior to court appearance.
  • Failure to Respond: Failure to respond to the citation may result in a suspension of your driving privileges, an additional $45 added to your fines and costs, a possible bench warrant for your arrest and additional costs.  

 

Offense

Fine

Points

Basic Speed Law, Violation of

$125

2 PTS

Careless Driving

$170

3 PTS

Child Restraint, Violation of (<4 years)

$125

0 PTS

Child Restraint, Violation of (4-8 years)

$  65

0 PTS

Disobey Stop Sign

$125

3 PTS

Disobey Traffic Control Device

$125

2 PTS

Disobey Traffic Signal

$125

3 PTS

Drove Left of Center

$125

2 PTS

Drove Without Due Care and Caution

$125

2 PTS

Drove Wrong Way on One-Way Street

$125

2 PTS

Failed to Signal and/or Observe

$125

2 PTS

Failed to Stop for a School Bus

$500

3 PTS

Failed to Stop in Assured Clear Distance

$170

2 PTS

Failed to Stop/Yield Alley/Private Drive

$125

2 PTS

Failed to Yield

$125

2 PTS

Failed to Yield to Emergency Vehicle

CM

4 PTS

Following to Close-Tailgating

$125

2 PTS

Impeding Traffic

$160

0 PTS

Improper Backing

$130

0 PTS

Improper Lane Use

$125

2 PTS

Improper Passing

$125

3 PTS

Improper Turn

$125

2 PTS

Interfered with Traffic

$135

2 PTS

Obstructed Vision or Control

$110

2 PTS

Improper Parking

$ 60

0 PTS

Parking, Handicapped

$170

0 PTS

No County Parks Permit, Illegally Parked

$125

0 PTS

Prohibited Turn

$125

2 PTS

Seatbelt Violation, Driver

$ 65

0 PTS

Seatbelt Violation, Passenger

$ 65

0 PTS

Unauthorized or Improper Use of Lights

$125

2 PTS

Unnecessary Noise/Squealing Tires

$110

0 PTS